Gorham Silver was founded in Providence, Rhode Island in 1831; during the heyday of American silver manufacturing (approximately 1850 to 1940) the company was highly influential, launching many popular flatware patterns. For more than 175 years, Gorham? has set the standard for quality American silver; today Gorham? is part of the Lenox portfolio of brands. The range of products demonstrates quality workmanship, functionality and classic design; products include stainless steel flatware sets, stainless steel flatware place settings, stainless steel serving sets, stainless steel hostess sets; sterling silver flatware sets, place settings, pie servers, butter knives, sugar spoons and other sterling silver serveware; barware including wine chillers, ice buckets and cocktail shakers; crystal vases, candlesticks and pitchers; Melamine baby sets, ceramic and earthenware trinket boxes, picture frames and baby gifts and keepsakes.